Syrian Government Bombs Aleppo

At least 19 killed


Security forces have shelled parts of Syria's second city of Aleppo, killing at least 19 people, activists say.

Troops began to bombard the districts of Bustan al-Qasr, Marjeh and Hananu before dawn. Many of those killed were reportedly women and children.

One opposition activist network put the morning's death toll in Aleppo at 54.